Listen to Episode 29 of Sportopia: Designing Team Alliance

March 19, 2024 – (Ottawa, ON) The latest episode of Sportopia: Conversations about healthy, human sport, titled “Designing Team Alliance”, is now available. Listen as we share insights and enhance the legal and leadership knowledge of sport leaders. Episodes are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Amazon Music. You can also listen on our website

In this week’s episode, host Dina Bell-Laroche leads a discussion with Team Member and Leadership Coach, Lauren Brett and special guest Ed Van Hoof, Head National Team Coach for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics at Gymnastics Canada. The pair share why they believe it is critically important to intentionally Design your Team’s Alliance to both ensure effective communications and to proactively prevent issues from arising. Designing Team Alliance is a Sport Law Program that we’ve created to foster healthy and holistic coach athlete relationships. Listen in as we discuss the evolving relationships between athletes and coaches and the move towards more open, values-based interactions.

Click here to listen to Episode 29: Designing Team Alliance

The podcast is meant to answer burning questions from sport leaders, so we are inviting listeners to share ideas for future topics and to ask questions you’d like for us to tackle. Listen and submit questions and comments via email and social media (@sportlawca) to have your say in conversations about healthy, human sport! 

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